The Paper Ensemble

Performance #9, by Jochem van Tol

31 أيار / مايو 2014

Is it possible to wrinkle, fold, furl and turn an 100 square meters sheet of paper into an imaginative and interesting musical instrument? Visit Performance #9 by The Paper Ensemble and you'll be convinced. The intriguing music and dance performance is created for one dancer and one gigantic piece of paper. Together they investigate the musical possibilities of the material and their surroundings.


The Paper Ensemble - Retrieved from The Pare Ensemble Facebook Page

Concept and composition: Jochem van Tol and Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti
Performance: Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti

The Paper Ensemble

The Paper-Ensemble is a music ensemble founded by Jochem van Tol for up to 4 players and a series of paper instruments that emerged from 2 years of research with the main question: “What are the musical possibilities of paper, and is it possible to make sounds that speak to the imagination?” “Could paper also except all noise produce tones?” The result is a serie of five instruments:

The Higher Office

The Paper Office was invited by Richtje Reinsma, as part of her exhibition for Lightness; The Higher Office. With your ticket for performance you can also visit her presentation of Ex-Voto's.

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Free entrance for Club Mediamatic members. Mediamatic, VOC-kade 10, Oostenburg Amsterdam. Ex-voto beer by brewery Butcher's Tears will be available at the bar.